The home of Robert Dear, the suspect held in Friday’s mass shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic, in the remote hamlet of Hartsel, Colorado. Photograph: Julie Turkewitz/The New York Times

Robert L. Dear Junior was a man who lived off the grid. On this lonely, snow-covered patch of land in a hamlet ringed by the Rocky Mountains(...)

We bought a hill farm overlooking beautiful Bantry Bay and built a comfortable straw bale house, powered by wind generators, solar panels, and a wood-burning stove.

In 1999, my then partner and I moved to Bantry in west Cork to walk the talk, and to try our hand at sustainable living. We bought a hill far(...)

Toyota has some headline- grabbing figures to shout about with its new Prius: an average fuel economy figure of 3 l/100km (or 93.8mpg in old money) an(...)

Toyota Motor  executive technical advisor and CEO of its new company Toyota Research Institute Gill Pratt speaks during a news conference in Tokyo today. Photo: Reuters

Toyota said on Friday it will set up a research and development company with a focus on artificial intelligence in Silicon Valley, as competition to (...)

Look, ma,  no hands: A self-driving Toyota Lexus on busy Tokyo streets – it’s unnerving at first. Photograph: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

“Tech revolution” is an over-used term, but what’s happening in the motoring world right now is truly monumental. Not since the first car took to the(...)

Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda (right)  promises to bring a “wow” factor to Toyota in the future. He was presenting a range of new models and concepts including the new Prius. special guest on the stand was Miami Marlins Japanese baseball player Ichiro Suzuki (left)

A sporty low-roofed crossover running on hydrogen and able to drive and steer itself in heavy traffic and motorway situations: welcome to your new car(...)

Dying breed: by 2050, cars may be a thing of the past in Oslo

We’ve seen various cities announce plans for partial car bans or congestion controls, but Oslo, the capital of Norway, is considering banning all c(...)

Smoky silhouette looks to be a small, mid-engined coupe which Yamaha will show to the world at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show

We generally think of Yamaha as a maker of motorbikes and the provider of suitable steeds for the legendary Valentino Rossi. Or, occasionally, we t(...)

A replica of a Ferrari Formula One car is seen in Santiago, Chile

Ferrari priced its initial public offering at the top of expectations on Tuesday, raising $893 million, as drivers enamored with the luxury sports car(...)

Toyota’s Mirai hydrogen car is a vision of the future but not one we can see on Irish roads any time soon

I’ll be honest: I came to bury Caesar, not to praise him. I was quite prepared, without so much as having set foot in or near it, to write off Toyota’(...)